Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 323 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Douglas Brown and Field JJ

Representation Anthony Hawks (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 21 March 2002


Sentencing - Handling stolen goods - Prosecution offering no evidence on charge of conspiracy to rob - Judge taking facts of conspiracy into account when sentencing - Whether judge sentencing on erroneous basis.

The Case

A sentence of four years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods was reduced, on appeal, to one of three years and six months' imprisonment.

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